Overheard @ FF

Stolen passports, zombie verisimilitude, and more

"One of the zombies actually bit the man and took some off his skin off his arm. We didn't fire him; we actually used him in three other scenes."
– Juan of the Dead director Alejandro Brugués on the perils of overenthusiastic extras

"This is my Raising Arizona."
– Nacho Vigalondo on his new film, Extraterrestrial

"James Quinn McDonagh's handshake is alarmingly firm."
– Tim League's tweet about the bare-knuckle-boxing champion hours before they faced off in the ring

"Game design is nearly impossible. Every game that ships is a goddamn miracle."
– Phil Fish, the developer behind the Fantastic Arcade Audience Award-winning Fez, which has been in development for five years

"We kind of look like the T-shirt centipede."
– FF staffer in a conga, handing out Human Centipede 2 T-shirts

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